hot corner

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Both were selected in the 2014 MLB draft and watched each others’ at-bats from the hot corner throughout near-identical minor league careers on opposing teams. Shayna Rubin, The Mercury News, "Behind the rhythm of ‘DJ Matt Chapman’: A third base revolution for our eyes, ears," 3 Sep. 2019 In the Orioles’ 100th game of the season, manager Brandon Hyde is finally handing last year’s incumbent third baseman — Renato Núñez — a start at the hot corner. Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, "In 100th game of season, Orioles give Renato Núñez first start of season at third base: ‘He’s earned it’," 24 July 2019 With Rachel Cid returning at third base, Felder could present the Ducks with an option at the hot corner or move to first base, allowing Shaye Bowden to play in right field. James Crepea | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive.com, "Oregon softball adds infielder Mya Felder, WAC freshman of the year," 2 July 2019 His arm strength is such an asset at the hot corner, allowing him to make difficult plays with ease. Wells Dusenbury, sun-sentinel.com, "Marlins mailbag: Is it time to move the fences in at Marlins Park? Plus, potential free-agent targets, TV deal and more," 20 June 2019 With plus defensive skills at the hot corner and high offensive ceiling, the 21-year-old right-hander batted .336 with 13 HR this season while also posting 12 saves and a 2.49 ERA on the mound. Kyle Newman, The Denver Post, "Rockies take Georgia two-way star Aaron Schunk in second round of 2019 MLB draft," 3 June 2019 In other words, third base wasn’t the only hot corner at Governors Field. Dwight Perry / Sideline Chatter, The Seattle Times, "Sideline Chatter: Pac-12 hoops fans might bring pitchforks and torches to Clippers games," 12 Apr. 2019 While third base is his natural position, Álvarez was never a standout there and moved to first base with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015 after making 25 errors at the hot corner in 2014. Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, "Orioles scratch Danny Valencia Sunday; Pedro Álvarez homers in his place," 29 Apr. 2018 Beltré, who announced his retirement Tuesday in a letter released by the Texas Rangers, leaves the game with 3,166 hits, more than anybody who played at least half his games at the hot corner. Jared Diamond, WSJ, "Adrián Beltré Puts Cap on a Hall-of-Fame Career," 20 Nov. 2018

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1889, in the meaning defined above

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